21 November, 2008

Fever lowering drug

Photo: Fever lowering drugs for children.
from Top ; Acetaminophen powder.
---------- Rectal suppository(200mg)
---------- Rectal suppository(100mg)
---------- Rectal suppository(50mg)

Acetaminophen(=paracetamol) is safety drug for child.
However, the potency for fever-lowering effect is not so strong
and weak pain-relieving effect.

Dosage: 10~15 mg/kg, every 4~6 hours

Any questions: write to Keiji Hagiwara, MD